Fox bags My Name is Khan for 98 crore deal
Fox Star Studios, a joint venture between 20th Century Fox and Star, today announced its tie-up with Shahrukh Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar to finance and distribute their upcoming film ‘My Name is Khan’.
Fox Star would market and distribute the film in India while Fox Searchlight Pictures, which marketed and distributed the Oscar winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in the US, will release the film in the United States.
20th Century Fox International will distribute the film outside India and US.
Johar who is directing and co-producing the movie, said, “For us, this tie-up was important to find a partner who is like-minded, has a similar vision and the capability to take Indian cinema to the international market.